Most doctors recommend that eating a healthy, balanced diet is the best way to ensure your skin gets all the nutrients it needs. However, if you are concerned about your skin health, you might look into supplementing your intake of these nutrients.
Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant that has long been known to support general health and disease resistance. In addition, vitamin C has recently been proven to protect your skin against sun and environmental damage. Make sure your diet is rich in vitamin C, and you can even take a vitamin C supplement. Finally, you might consider a vitamin C-rich topical skin cream.
Vitamin E is another antioxidant that has been shown to protect your skin against damage. A few studies have shown that combining vitamin E and vitamin A may reduce the production of cancer cells, as much as a 70% reduction in basal cell carcinoma, a type of skin cancer.
Vitamin A is essential to skin health, and if you’re not getting enough of it, your skin will turn dry and flaky. You can take supplements or use a vitamin A-rich skin cream. use of a vitamin A skin cream may reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and possibly cellulite.
Coenzyme Q10 is a nutrient that many people believe is involved in the youthful functioning of your body. As a result, coenzyme Q10 has been recommended for everything from heart disease to impotence, and it has been shown to reduce the appearance of wrinkles when applied directly to the skin.
Omega-3 fatty acids are also known to help your skin maintain its integrity. This helps it maintain its glow and keep out environmental toxins.
The best way to learn about skin care is to talk to a dermatologist about your body’s needs. We can evaluate your skin and recommend diet changes and supplements to ensure your health. Please contact Facial Aesthetics in Denver today for an appointment.